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Five Things You Should Know About Your Thyroid

If you have never had a problem with your thyroid, or know someone who has, you probably do not think twice about the tiny gland in your neck. But thyroid...

7 Myth Busters About HPV Vaccines

Despite the numerous benefits, several misconceptions about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines still persist. “It’s vitally important to know the facts about this cancer-prevention vaccine,” says Darlene Gibbon, MD, Medical...

8 Questions to Ask At Your Annual Check-Up

Everyone should get an annual physical, even if you’re healthy. Summit Health Family Medicine physician Gabrielle Samuels, DO, says “Think of these appointments as ‘tune ups’ for your body.

Throat Cancer from a Virus? Facts YOU should Know

Throat cancer from a virus. Facts you should know about

We Can Prevent Cervical Cancer

Each year, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. Yet cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers today.

Birth Defects Explained – Q&A with Nurse Practitioner Susan Angelicola

Birth defects are common sometimes critical conditions that occur before birth and affect many babies born each year in the United States and across the world. Birth defects can be...

Flu Widespread in NJ

Health officials are warning that influenza is now widespread across New Jersey, with weeks to go before the expected peak of the flu season. Even though the flu season is...

Genetic Impact on Gynecologic Cancers

Genes exist throughout our body and play an important role in determining our appearance, development, behavior, and in ways, our survival. Genes, inherited from our parents, affect many factors, both...

Missed your period? Here are some reasons why

A missed period can raise a number of questions and concerns.

Pelvic Floor Disorders

According to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, pelvic floor disorders affect nearly 25 percent of U.S. women. Pelvic floor disorders, such as incontinence and pelvic organ...